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How Wassily Kandinsky's synaethesia changed art

Wassily Kandinsky's 148 birthday <b></b>is celebrated in today's Google doodle.<p>Russian-born artist Wassily Kandinsky is widely credited with making the world's first truly abstract paintings, but his artistic ambition went even further. He wanted to evoke sound through sight and create the painterly …

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<i>The art scene in Chicago this year was diverse and quite a force nationally from large museum exhibitions such as the MCA’s “Bowie Is” exhibition to</i> …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

The Artful Duality of Ali Smith's How To Be Both

In the Booker-shortlisted new novel, the intertwined stories of a 15th-century painter and a 21st-century teenager illuminate questions of art, identity, and immortality.<p>“I paint flowers so they will not die,” Frida Kahlo once said, speaking for many an artist driven to wrestle with mortality yet …

Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

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10 Free Must-Read Street Photography eBooks

<b>Image Copyright Michael Ernest Sweet Courtesy of Brooklyn Arts Press</b><p>Photography books are expensive, really expensive. I've collected dozens and dozens over the years and I kind of feel as though I have tied up a lot of money in books. It's not a bad thing, but I do wonder about the end result. …

Street Photography

A Film Vs. Digital Study

In an effort to prove to myself, my family, and my friends that I am not nuts to lug 6+ pounds of medium format camera gear up the mountainside I …

Photographer’s 100-Year-Old Notebook Discovered in Antarctica After Snow Melts

A photographer’s notebook from over a century ago has been discovered in Antarctica. It belonged to British explorer and photographer George Murray …

In a Bookstore in Paris

Perhaps the most famous independent bookstore in the world, Shakespeare and Company can feel like something of a literary utopia, where money takes a backseat and generations of writers—Allen Ginsberg, Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin, William Styron, Martin Amis, Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, among others—have …

Dutch museums find 139 artworks likely looted by Nazis

A major investigation into whether art hanging in Dutch museums may have once been Nazi loot has yielded an unexpectedly large result: 139 suspect works, including ones by masters like Matisse, Klee and Kandinsky.<p>The bombshell announcement Tuesday by the museums raises the question of why it has …

Walking City: An Evolving Video Sculpture Morphs in Response to Architecture | Colossal

<p>Anyone who follows Colossal knows that digital animation and motion graphics are a rarity here, but this clip is a solid exception. Created by …

Dead Man's Hand

In the midst of two recent gallery shows, photographer and CH contributor Jonah Samson put out a new book titled "Dead Man's Hand." This self-published offering, with a run of only 200 signed and numbered copies (10 of which are special editions that include a hand-painted silver print), contains a …

Books

Amazing Hand Lettering Demos by Master Pinstriper Glen Weisgerber

Master pinstriper Glen Weisgerber demonstrates his astonishing hand lettering skills in this series of demo videos by Airbrush Action Magazine. …

Calligraphy

Nine Jaw-Dropping Hotel-Room Views Around the World (Photos)

The sightseeing doesn’t have to stop when you get back to your hotel room. Check out these fabulous hotels that are even better looking out than in.

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

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13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of getting from one …

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Fiona: The Caged Bird Sings

One minute she was a waif. The next, a killer bitch. But maybe she's just a young girl with talent, problems, and an addiction to telling the …

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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

A fore-edge painting is a technique of painting on the edges of the pages of a book. The artwork can only be seen when the pages are fanned, as seen …

Spectacular Day and Night Composite Shots of Major Cities

<i>Day to Night</i> is a spectacular ongoing series by fine art photographer Stephen Wilkes featuring urban landscapes that transcend the confines of time by presenting day and night shots of iconic cityscapes in one image. Using up to 1,500 images from a 15-hour shoot day (from sunrise to sunset), Wilkes …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Abandoned Doctor's House Photos Reveal The Past Lives Of A Mansion (PHOTOS)

When we come across photos of forgotten homes, they usually leave us totally stunned and full of questions. And we're clearly not the only ones who find these images captivating. We stumbled upon photographer Daniel Marbaix's Flickr site, chock full of eery pictures like these from an abandoned …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

Fall Music Preview: 21 Albums to Watch

From M.I.A. to N.I.N., 2013 wraps up with some big names.<p>Fall is always a hotbed of the year's biggest releases, but after a handful of long-awaited comebacks (Justin Timberlake, My Bloody Valentine), dueling records from rap's titans (Kanye West and Jay Z), and standout efforts from Vampire …

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